What's Left of the Radical Left? The European Radical Left After 1989: Decline and Mutation

  title={What's Left of the Radical Left? The European Radical Left After 1989: Decline and Mutation},
  author={Luke March and Cas Mudde},
  journal={Comparative European Politics},
We make a three-fold contribution to research on the European radical left. First, we will offer a clear and comprehensive definition of the term ‘radical left’. Second, we will look at the main developments within the European radical left as a whole, and not just at one sub-set of political parties. Third, we will take a pan-European perspective, focusing on both Eastern and Western Europe. The radical left in Europe post-1989 is both in decline and in mutation. Decline is evident in both the… Expand
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